Bank: Sheffield Banking Co
Place of work: Sheffield branch
Died: 1 July 1916
Hubert Victor Ellis was born in Derbyshire in 1893, the son of Herbert Ellis, a bank worker, and his wife Claudia. After leaving school he followed his father into banking, becoming an apprentice in Sheffield Banking Co at its Sheffield branch.
During the First World War Ellis left his job at the bank's Sheffield branch to join the army, serving as a Private in the York and Lancaster Regiment. He died in France on 1 July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme. He was 23 years old.
Messages of remembrance
Nate Ellis November 12 2014 3:59PM
From one Ellis to another, thank you for your service and your sacrifice. The whole of the western world remembers you on this day.